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Booked my flight to Ontario

I just booked my flight to Ontario, and I’m SO glad that I waited to book it. Instead of paying $675, I’m now paying $450 thanks to an awesome Sunwing promotion. :)

I’ve never flown Sunwing before, and I heard that their customer service isn’t that great, and that their flights are sometimes late … but I figured I’d give them a try. They’re quite a bit cheaper than Westjet, afterall. So we’ll see what happens.

What are you doing for the long weekend?

I can’t believe this week is almost over. It’s been a very relaxing time. I’ve been able to reflect over the past few months, and spent time with people who like me and care about me.

This weekend I’m going camping with a bunch of friends. We leave tomorrow after a couple of the girls get off work. We’re disappointed that the weather isn’t going to be great, but that’s okay. We’ll have fun anyway. It’ll be a cheap way to spend the long weekend.

Then, on Tuesday I start my new job. :) I’m very excited to get started. The work seems fun, and the atmosphere there seems like it will be a welcomed change.

Paying full price for orthotics

UGGG. I just found out that my orthotics that I got made up yesterday will not be eligible for coverage under my extended health plan. This is awful news.

The woman at the chiropractor’s office said that they cannot issue a confirmation letter until the orthotics are delivered to me (in 2 or 3 weeks), and apparently I need that letter in order to submit it to my health plan. My extended health coverage ends on Friday. This Friday.

I’m still going to submit the receipt and see if I can claim it, but chances are it’ll be rejected.

These orthotics are $350. $200 was supposed to be covered, but now I’ll have to pay the entire thing. It’s still worth it, because I’m completely flat-footed and I need new orthotics (my old ones are 8 years old and completely pounded flat) … but still, having to pay for the entire cost definitely hurts.

And that’s why I’m glad I have my trusty EF available.

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